Corning Community College

  • Corning Community College offers an extensive yet affordable range of educational, cultural, and social opportunities to a diverse population of full-time and part-time learners. We focus on student achievement by stressing quality teaching and personal attention. Our emphasis on high standards of quality and technological advancement provides a flexible learning environment in which students are prepared for a life of service to their professions and their communities in a globally interdependent society. We promote intellectual and personal growth, meet the educational needs of the community through transfer, career, certificate, and training programs, and enhance economic development.
School Highlights
  • Corning Community College serves 4,520 students (47% of students are full-time).
  • The college's student:teacher ratio of 32:1 is higher than the state community college average of 28:1.
  • Minority enrollment is 12% of the student body (majority Black), which is less than the state average of 51%.
  • Corning Community College is the only community colleges within Steuben County, NY.
  • The nearest community college to Corning Community College is Elmira Business Institute (13.7 miles away).

School Overview

  • The teacher population of 140 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five years.
Corning Community College(NY) Community College Avg.
Institution LevelAt least 2 but less than 4 yearsAt least 2 yrs but < 4 yrs
Institution ControlPublicPrivate, non-profit
Total Faculty140 staff81 staff

Student Body

  • The student population of Corning Community College has stayed relatively flat over five years.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 32:1 has stayed the same over five years.
  • The Corning Community College diversity score of 0.22 is less than the state average of 0.69. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five years.
Total Enrollment4,520 students1,701 students
Student:Teacher Ratio32:128:1
# Full-Time Students2,114 students1,163 students
# Part-Time Students2,406 students538 students
Total Dormitory Capacity
320451
% Asian
-
6%
This chart display the percentage of Asian students in Corning Community College and the percentage of Asian community college students in NY by year, with the latest 2012-13 school year data.
% Hispanic
2%
19%
% Black
5%
17%
% White
88%
49%
% Two or more races
2%
1%
% Unknown races
2%
4%
Diversity Score0.220.69
This chart display the diversity score of Corning Community College and the community college average diversity score of NY by year, with the latest 2015-16 school year data.
College Completion Rate
26%
27%
This chart display completion rates for First-Time of Full-Time students of Corning Community College and community college average completion rates for First-Time of Full-Time students of NY by year, with the latest 2014-15 school year data.
Average Graduate Earnings (10 Years)$33,500$35,200

Finances and Admission

  • The public in-state tuition of $4,700 is less than the state average of $5,512. The in-state tuition has grown by 7% over four years.
  • The public out-state tuition of $8,850 is less than the state average of $10,202. The out-state tuition has grown by 7% over four years.
In-State Tuition Fees$4,700$5,512
Out-State Tuition Fees$8,850$10,202
% Students Receiving Some Financial Aid93%93%
Median Debt for Graduates (Year 2015)$12,000$13,006
Median Debt for Dropouts (Year 2015)$5,500$5,549
Source: 2016 (or latest year available) IPEDS

School Notes

  • Founded in 1956 by the Corning-Painted Post School District, CCC began modestly in a scattering of old buildings in the city of Corning. Today, we encompass a 550-acre main campus on Spencer Hill with a complex of eight buildings plus an observatory and planetarium. We've also expanded our vision to provide services at a variety of off-campus sites throughout Steuben, Chemung and Schuyler counties. Students from age 16 to 70 attend CCC and take courses in 48 different degree and certificate programs leading to careers or transfer to further education. Many doctors, engineers, lawyers, nurses, business people, teachers, technologists and even an astronaut have begun at CCC. Currently, approximately 3,300 full-time equivalent (FTE) students are enrolled, representing 5,000-6,000 students taking our fully accredited credit offerings. Whether your goal is to transfer to a four-year college, enhance your current job skills, or begin a career Corning Community College is the smart choice. CCC provides an excellent educational foundation at an affordable price, and students may attend on either a full-time or part-time basis, depending on individual need. Our unique programs, comfortable learning environment, and dedicated faculty and student support staff create a campus community that enhances the learning experience for each student.

Nearby Schools

  • College Location Mi. Students
  • Elmira Business Institute
    Private, for profit
    205 students | 13.70 Mi303 North Main Street
    Elmira NY  14901
    (607)733-7177
    13.70205
  • 3,661 students | 38.00 Mi10 Upper College Drive
    Alfred NY  14802
    (800)425-3733
    38.003,661
  • 5,559 students | 48.40 Mi170 North St
    Dryden NY  13053
    (607)844-8211
    48.405,559
  • 6,793 students | 52.60 Mi3325 Marvin Sands Drive
    Canandaigua NY  14424
    (585)394-3500
    52.606,793
  • 6,924 students | 59.90 Mi907 Upper Front St
    Binghamton NY  13905
    (607)778-5000
    59.906,924
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Did You Know?
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New York community colleges have a diversity score of 0.69, which is higher than the national average of 0.65. The most diverse community college in New York is St Paul's School of Nursing-Queens. Read more about community college diversity statistics in the USA.